Top cities for jobs over 50:
Bottom Line: Today's workplace continues to become ever more specialized. This creates opportunity and challenges for many who're looking for that next move into the final phase of a career. Fortune recently complied a bunch of data geared towards only folks over 50 and future workplace opportunities. One of the best spots in the country sits smack dab in the middle of our state.
According to Fortune here are the five best spots:
Greenville, South Carolina
Salt Lake City, Utah &
Specific to Orlando here was the takeaway: Unemployment rate: 3.8% Population: 277,000
Orlando has been one of the nation’s fastest-growing job markets for several years, with an economy driven by immigration, affordable real estate, and “snowbirding” baby boomers resettling for their empty-nest years.
Joke all you want about grown men and women wearing Mickey Mouse ears, but the Disney World and Universal Studios theme park complexes are major employers for people over 50 who want to trade the stresses of a white-collar career for something more light-hearted. Meeting planners, marketing pros and medical administrators are also in high demand in the Orlando.